• Legal Framework

    In-depth coverage of the local legal framework for business is an integral part of OBG’s analysis. Working in partnership with a leading local law firm, we review foreign investment laws, ownership restrictions, requirements for local partners and labour laws, among other topics.
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Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Colombia 2017

This chapter provides an overview of Colombia’s legal framework, covering a range of topics from the employment regime and traditional corporations to merger regulation and arbitration. In addition, it features a viewpoint by Jaime E Trujillo Caicedo, Partner and Chair of Latin America Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, Baker McKenzie Colombia.


To what extent is the existing tax framework attractive to potential investors?


Peruvian administrations since the 1990s have enacted various laws largely characterised by the promotion and protection of private property, business freedom, free competition, and private investment from both national and foreign investors in various productive sectors. The aforementioned legal framework is the current backbone of the...


Since the 1990s Peru has had a stable legal framework, guaranteed by the constitution, which serves as the backbone of the economic model that has sustained the country’s structural reforms during recent years. Peru currently has a corporate, tax, labour, private property, foreign investment and public bidding framework that is attractive to...

Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Peru 2017

This chapter provides an overview of Peru’s legal framework, covering a range of topics from public works for taxes to foreign investment law. In addition, it features an interview by Fernán Altuve-Febres Lores, President, Ontier Perú, on the impacts of new legal framework.

Over the last two decades Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Remarkably resilient to global headwinds, positive GDP growth has continued despite the end of the commodities boom. Yet the growth rate has slowed and the initial impetus of a first wave of structural reforms has faded. The question now is whether the current administration can address problems, implement further reforms and re-accelerate the economy.